What the papers say
has made it clear he wants to leave Porto for the Premier League. The Daily Telegraph reports the Brazil left-back ‘has signalled his determination’ to shift to Manchester United. The 27-year-old has a £36.6 million release clause in his contract but will be free to foreign clubs from January, prompting Old Trafford bosses to attempt to secure him for less.
A successful loan spell at Roma has the Italian side preparing to make another bid for, according to The Guardian. Manchester United have rejected an offer of £11m for the England defender, who spent last season in the Italian capital and who United believe is worth at least £18m. Roma manager said at the weekend that the 30-year-old could join the Serie A team “in the next few days”.
The paper also reports West Ham will try to beat United for the signature of Wales centre-back. But the Swansea defender, 22, may end up being too expensive for the Hammers.
The Sun, which cites France’s Le Parisien, says Liverpool are hoping to use
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Players to watch
: Sky Sports says West Ham have offered St Etienne £33m for the 19-year-old centre-back, who is also being targeted by Leicester.
: Atletico Madrid will make a bid for the Arsenal and Uruguay midfielder, 23, according to Spain’s Mundo Deportivo.